After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) -- Down to the final day of his lengthy first international trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits under a cloud of scandal....
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Iraqis demand 'justice' after US probe into Mosul strike
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Little has changed at the scene of the al-Jadida airstrike that killed more than 100 civilians more than two months ago and ratcheted up pressure on the U.S.-led coalition to address allegations of mounting civilian casualties in the fight against the Islamic State group....
Israel's Ramadan goodwill comes amid tension over Gaza power
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel has announced a series of goodwill gestures for Palestinians ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan a day after it warned Gaza's already meager electricity supply could be further reduced following a spat between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules the territory....
Civilians bear brunt as fresh Syria strikes kill 35, says UN
BEIRUT (AP) -- A fresh wave of airstrikes in eastern Syria killed at least 35 civilians including women and children, state media and a monitoring group reported Friday, as the U.N. human rights chief said civilians are increasingly paying the price of escalating attacks against the Islamic State group in the country....
Jared Martin, who played Dusty Farlow on 'Dallas,' dies
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jared Martin, who became a fan favorite with his portrayal of the charming cowboy Dusty Farlow on the 1980s soap opera "Dallas," has died. He was 75....
Ex-Pittsburgh cop convicted in civil rights trial
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A fired Pittsburgh police sergeant was convicted Friday of violating the civil rights of drunken teenager he beat at a high school football game....
Trump's budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis
NEW YORK (AP) -- He slept next to his son's ashes most nights back when Kraig Moss first met Donald Trump....
Wolf signs Real ID law, expects new licenses in 2019
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf's office says Pennsylvania driver's licenses that are compliant with tougher federal anti-terrorism standards should be available in early 2019....
White House adviser differs with coal-loving president
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The president's chief economic adviser is casting doubt on the future of U.S. coal, saying it "doesn't really make that much sense anymore as a feedstock," directly contradicting President Donald Trump's repeated promises to revive the struggling coal industry....
More legal woes for man in cerebral palsy patient attack
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Legal problems are mounting for a Pennsylvania man accused of sucker punching another man outside a convenience store after making fun of him because he showed symptoms of cerebral palsy....
Painting of Tamir Rice shooting withdrawn from art festival
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The artist of a painting depicting the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice has withdrawn the piece from a Pittsburgh arts festival after an outcry that the white artist was exploiting black pain....
Man goes wild setting Plinko record on 'Price is Right'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man is in the money after setting a record on "The Price is Right."...
Student athlete drowns in Alabama before track championship
GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) -- A student athlete from Pennsylvania has drowned in Alabama, ahead of the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championship he was competing in....
Police: Woman, 19, killed in car crash on highway
MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman has been killed in a car crash near Monroeville....
The Senate signed and forwarded to the House legislation that would greatly expand gaming in Pennsylvania. The bill brings casino-style gambling and the Pennsylvania Lottery to online players while authorizing tablet gaming at eight airports, including Pittsburgh International Airport. The proposed expansion could generate up to $146 million in tax revenue the next fiscal year, as the state faces a half-billion-dollar shortfall this year and at least a $2 billion deficit next year.
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